AN EVENING WITH A C.S. LEWIS SCHOLAR
“WHY SHOULD CHRISTIANS READ THE PAGAN CLASSICS?”
Join us on Friday, March 1st for dinner and a thought-provoking discussion led by C.S. Lewis scholar, Dr. Louis Markos, as we explore why Christians should read the pagan classics and what it means to educate classically. Dinner will be served at 6:30PM. Tickets are $15 per person.
Louis Markos is a Professor of English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University, where he teaches courses on British Romantic and Victorian Poetry and Prose, the Classics, C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien, and Art and Film. Dr. Markos holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities and lectures on Ancient Greece and Rome, the Early Church and Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Romanticism for HBU’s Honors College. He is the author of eighteen books, including From Achilles to Christ, On the Shoulders of Hobbits, Literature: A Student’s Guide, CSL: An Apologist for Education, three Canon Press Worldview Guides to the Iliad, Odyssey, and Aeneid, & two children’s novels, The Dreaming Stone and In the Shadow of Troy, in which his kids become part of Greek Mythology and the Iliad and Odyssey. His son Alex teaches Latin at the Geneva School in Boerne, TX and his daughter Anastasia teaches music at Founders Classical Academy in Lewisville, TX.